Robert (Bobby) Arthur Bethune NICOLLE

Born1934 Kensington, London
FatherArthur Villeneuve NICOLLE (1892 – 1970)
MotherAlice Marguerite COBBOLD (1899 – 1980)
OccupationCommissioned, Grenadier Guards; Merchant Banker and Company Director

Biography and Notes

Educated at Eton, where he was Captain of Boats, and Trinity College, Cambridge, Bobby was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards seeing active service in Cyprus in 1957/58. He joined Kleinwort Sons & Co, merchant bankers in 1958; was a director of Kleinwort Benson Ltd 1973-1989; a director of Matheson Investments Ltd 1989-2000; treasurer IRIS Fund 1973-97; a director of Colonial Mutual Life Insurance of Australia 1987-96; special trustee of St Thomas' Hospital 1981-99 and Guy's Hospital 1996-99; advisor Worldwide Fund for Nature in Switzerland (formerly World Wildlife Fund) 1988-92; treasurer of HOST (Hosting for Overseas Students) 1992-98; Nightongale Fund 1993-; Countryside Alliance 2000-; and Master, Worshipful Co of Tallow Chandlers 1998-99

Life Events

1963Married Anne Carolyn KERSHAW in Westminster, London
1965Birth of son Darcy R A NICOLLE
1967Birth of daughter Anne Fiona NICOLLE
1967Birth of daughter Cecelia Mary NICOLLE
1970Death of father Arthur Villeneuve NICOLLE
1971Birth of son Harry Anthony B NICOLLE
1980Death of mother Alice Marguerite COBBOLD

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